Rain, wind, and low freezing levels have made avalanche bulletins in the sea-to-sky a bit depressing. For a while we have been seeing a lot of High and Considerable warnings making skiing anything but the simplest terrain unappealing. I have been spending a significant amount of time at the resort and have been itching to[…]

2011 – Year in Review

2011 Statistics Run/Hiking Days: 45+ Rock/Alpine Climbing Days: 46+ Aid Climbing Days: 8 (11 Pitches) Alpine Touring Days: 55 Lift Assisted Ski Days: 8 Cross-Country Ski Days: 50+ Longest Ski Descent: 3,000 vertical meters (Disappointment Cleaver, Mt. Rainier, WA) Most Vertical Skied: 9,000 vertical meters (Lift Assisted, Kicking Horse Resort, BC) Garibaldi Neve Ski Traverse[…]